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PHO Viet Vietnamese Noodle Bar | Cairns

  • Posted on May 17, 2016
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PHO Viet Vietnamese Noodle Bar | Cairns Classic Vietnamese Value Dining! Love that clean tasting Pho? Come and get it at Pho Viet Vietnamese noodle bar Cairns. Really delicious tasting food. Now a little regular spot when we want that Beef Broth, we also ask for veg and no noodles! With many dishes to try and choose from, you will enjoy a little piece of Vietnam right here in the heart of Cairns. If you are a healthy eater, they recommend you try authentic Vietnamese cuisine to take a break from your usual salad and vegetable meals. Pho Viet Vietnamese…

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Spirit of Cairns | Waterside Dining

  • Posted on May 17, 2016
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Spirit of Cairns | Waterside Dining The ultimate in waterside dining, Cairns Harbour & Dinner Cruise Spirit of Cairns Waterside Dining is a Dinner Cruise that is a perfect way to end a perfect day in paradise. Step aboard the luxury catamaran Spirit of Cairns for 2.5 hours of cruising, dining, entertainment and panoramic mountain and city views. Throughout the evening you will cruise the calm water inlet and waterfront precinct of Cairns, whilst enjoying fabulous dining, live music and (optional!) dancing after dinner. The on board chefs are proud to present their expansive hot and cold 3 course buffet,…

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Waterbar and Grill Steakhouse |Cairns Dining

  • Posted on February 16, 2016
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Waterbar and Grill Steakhouse | Cairns Dining Pier Shopping Centre, Pier Point Rd, Cairns City, 4870 Cairns dining – Waterbar & Grill is a steakhouse specialising in contemporary Australian and South African cuisine. Great location at the Pier and offers al fresco dining that overlooks the marina.  Great for getting together with friends to enjoy an sumptuous meal! Waterbar and Grill Steakhouse is a popular Cairns dining experience and usually needs you to make a booking, it is a really popular dining location for lunches and dinner.  It is one of our favourites as we just love their melt in…

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Half Day Outer Great Barrier Reef – Cairns

  • Posted on January 22, 2016
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Half Day Outer Great Barrier Reef – Cairns Come on, hurry up we want to skedaddle out on a half day Outer Great Barrier Reef trip! YES YES YES! Cairns now offer a very quick trip to the outer reef designed for those who want to snorkel only!  So  Skedaddle do just that. This boat is a super quick ride of around 45 min to a beautiful location on the outer reef area where you can explore and enjoy peace and quiet.  A maximum of 36 passengers can travel on this sleek shiny new boat, you can feel like you…

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Rusty’s Markets | Grafton Street, Cairns

  • Posted on January 22, 2016
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Rusty’s Markets | Grafton Street, Cairns From only half-a-dozen stalls in 1975, Rusty’s have grown into a bustling three-day event! Renown for its carnival atmosphere and colourful stallholders, over 180 stalls that feature exotic fruit, vegetables, flowers, fresh breads, dairy and seafood, clothing, jewellery, coffee….. and so much much much more! Rusty’s Markets are located 57-89 Grafton Street, next door to Gilligan’s Backpacker Hotel.  You can also access Rusty’s Markets via Sheridan Street.  It is a lazy 10-12 minute walk from Getaway Cairns Self Catering Holiday Apartments. Rusty’s Markets | Grafton Street, Cairns OPENING TIMES Friday — 5am to 6pm…

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Pineapple | Far North Queensland

  • Posted on January 22, 2016
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Pineapple | Far North Queensland The humble pineapple is grown in Far North Queensland in abundance! Who doesn’t love the taste of pineapples? They’re definitely one of the most unusual looking tropical fruits, but what facts do you know about them? Originally, ‘pineapple‘ was a name used for pine cones, the first recorded mention of the word dates back to 1398. When this tropical fruit was discovered in America, the Europeans named them pineapples because of the resemblance to what we now known as pine cones. A pineapple is not an apple, or pine. It’s actually a berry! In Spanish,…

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Corpse Flower | Cairns Botanical Gardens

  • Posted on January 22, 2016
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Corpse Flower | Cairns Botanical Gardens A Corpse Flower Cairns Botanic Gardens show off the rare Titan Arum, like the one that bloomed in Mount Lofty Botanic Garden in Adelaide, attracting 100’s creating long queues of visitors.  The famously brief bloom only lasts just 24 hours. The rainforest flower, listed as endangered, is on the verge of unfurling at Cairns Botanic Gardens. While the fragrance can be foul and smelling like something dead ‘hence’ name of corpse, the very large bloom is truly amazing to see up close!   The unpleasant odour serves an important purpose ” It attracts carrion-eating beetle…

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The Lily Pad Cafe | Grafton Street, Cairns

  • Posted on January 22, 2016
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The Lily Pad Cafe | Grafton Street, Cairns The Lily Pad Cafe| Grafton Street, Cairns is an easy 10-12 min walk from Getaway on Grafton. The Lilli Pad Cafe is always bustling with people and on occasion you need to wait for a table, very diverse menu, friendly staff and great food.  This small restaurant has a breakfast and lunch menu that is delicious large size portions that wont dissapoint. There are vegan and vegetarian options but don’t let that fool you, it’s not a place just for the healthy minded. The food tastes fresh and delicious and the portion…

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Australia Day | Cairns

  • Posted on January 15, 2016
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Australia Day | Cairns Come and celebrate Australia Day Cairns Celebrations on the Esplanade with a FREE Concert with Emma Louise! Join in the fun of a relaxing atmosphere for Australia Day – Cairns and listen to the great line up of local talent and the ARIA award winner Emma Louise. Entry is FREE so just bring your blanket and picnic, pie & sauce or perhaps get there early and grab a Free BBQ spot. Your pool towel (for the Free Lagoon swim!), maybe a sun shade, slip slop slap.. Start:  2pm End:    7pm Disability access – YES Alcohol –…

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Green Tree Ants Cairns

  • Posted on October 22, 2015
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Green Tree Ants Cairns Green Tree Ants, sometimes called Weaver Ants, build balloon-shaped nests among the foliage of trees and shrubs. Groups of workers pull leaves close to each other and ‘weave’ them together with silk produced by the larvae. A Green Tree Ant colony may consist of many nests spread over several trees but there is only a single queen. Green Tree Ants occur across northern Australia from the Kimberly region in Western Australia to about Gladstone in Queensland. They are found in all forest types but do not occur in the highlands. Green Tree Ant workers are aggressive…

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